Games of the week
Boys soccerZama (6-1-1) at Matthew C. Perry (7-0-1) When — 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 17, and 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18.Where — Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.What — Matchup of the top two teams in DODDS Japan and a rematch of last year’s Far East Division II Tournament championship match, won by the Samurai 3-1, also at Iwakuni. Also a matchup of two of the highest-scoring teams in DODDS Pacific, the Trojans with 51 goals and the Samurai with 37 goals in eight matches each.Players to watch — Zama boasts the Pacific’s leading goal scorer, Malik Wilkes with 25, on pace to break the school record of 48 set in 2001 by Jimmy Flatley. Besides Wilkes, the Trojans also have playmakers in JayQ Noimanivone (six goals, 10 assists), Logan Perera (five, five) and Roman Duarte (eight assists). Justin Hill leads the Samurai with 11 goals and Vince Ermitano has 10. Add in the long ball-throwing skill of Jon Cadavos, who has 10 assists and makes virtually every throw-in in the offensive zone a scoring opportunity.Also — The Trojans are coming off a 2-2 tie with Yokota in a driving rainstorm on Tuesday. The Samurai haven’t lost a match since March 28, 2014, a 3-1 defeat at Nile C. Kinnick.
Track and fieldIIAAG season meet 2 4 p.m. Friday at Okkodo High School on Guam, a chance for Guam High sprinter Trip Chauretti to see how fast he can clock the 100. He was timed in 10.9 seconds in the first meet last week, but the results were negated by the league over what officials said were problems with timing and measuring equipment.
Baseball, softballDODDS Japan tournaments, noon Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, baseball at Camp Zama’s Rambler Field and softball Friday at Yokota High School’s Joel Headley Memorial Field and Saturday at Yokota Air Base’s east side Tachi Field. The two venues are necessary due to a track meet Saturday at Yokota High School. The outfield corners of Headley are used as the shot put and discus pits.